Man suffers life threatening head injury at Goals, Beckenham

London's Air Ambulance takes off from Beckenham Goals yesterday morning. Photo: @_Thomasss_

London's Air Ambulance takes off from Beckenham Goals yesterday morning. Photo: @_Thomasss_

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A man suffered a life threatening head injury at Goals in Beckenham yesterday (August 3).

Police were called to the soccer centre in Elmers End Road at 11.55am, where a 34-year-old man had suffered a serious head injury.

He was treated by paramedics and taken by London's Air Ambulance to the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.

His condition is said to be life-threatening.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to reports of a person unwell in Elmers End Road, Beckenham.

"We sent a responder by car, an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic, a duty officer and London's Air Ambulance to the scene.

"We treated a man in cardiac arrest at the scene. He was taken by helicopter as a priority to the Royal London Hospital."

Next of kin are aware.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious. 

News Shopper is waiting for a statement from Goals. 

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